Music On Your Own Terms
Music On Your Own Terms 087 “Monica Strut - Social Media Shredder!”

Music On Your Own Terms 087 “Monica Strut - Social Media Shredder!”

November 2, 2020

Music On Your Own Terms 087 - Monica Strut - Social Media Shredder!

This time out we are talking social media strategies and the mindset of your band as a business, with Aussie social media rockstar, Monica Strut! Monica talks about her history from her mum forcing her into piano lessons, wanting to be an actress, all the way to touring with her former band and working for Heavy Magazine as a journalist. We discuss a wide range of subjects that bands need to think about to make music for a living, and most importantly, Monica exclusively shares her secret love of ironing board cover designs!

Monica Strut on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/monicastrut/

Monica Strut on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/monicastrut

Monica Strut on the web - https://monicastrut.com

The Last Matyr on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/thelastmartyr/

The Last Matyr on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/thelastmartyr

The Last Matyr on the web - https://thelastmartyr.bandcamp.com

Topics discussed in this episode : Guns N' Roses | Mötley Crüe | Heavy Magazine | Melbourne | Tik Tok Ban | Segmented Sleep Patterns | Circadian Rhythms | Punk Rock MBA | Patreon | Jack Conte/Pomplamoose | Will Smith | Coleman's Pie Theory | Black Crown Initiate | Rivers Of Nihil | Meshuggah | Mongolian Throat Singing | Wes Hauch | Windwaker | Devin Townsend Fart Video | Daily Music Business Podcast | Sound Talent Network

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This episode's artist suggestion - Black Crown Initiate

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Music On Your Own Terms 076 “The Inner Anthem Of James Dand (Slight Return)”

Music On Your Own Terms 076 “The Inner Anthem Of James Dand (Slight Return)”

August 31, 2020

Music On Your Own Terms 076 - The Inner Anthem Of James Dand (Slight Return)

Joining me on the podcast once again from episode 8 is none other than my good friend James Dand! We recorded this episode a little while ago, prior to the release of his triple album, which I'm happy to report was released a few days before this episode airs. James gives some really great insight into the making of the album, including working with over twenty contributors, the logistics of legal agreements and the sessions themselves. We also discuss James' release strategy, and dig into the royalty arrangements for various governing bodies around the world. Also, as an exclusive bonus, at the end of the episode, we hear the track "Heroes Journey" that not only I contributed guitar to, but also features Hal Eisenberg on drums, who I had the pleasure of talking to recently, and we will hear from in an upcoming episode!

To go along with the launch of his triple album, James has graciously created an ebook to help you set up and work through all aspects of creating and completing a collaborative project of your own. I also contributed to this resource and I think it contains a great deal of information that will be really useful for artists creating a project while working with various other creatives and business people.

To get your free copy of A Musician's Guide to Collaborative Projects, click here!

James Dand on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/j.dand.profile

Inner Anthem on the web - https://www.inneranthem.com

Topics discussed in this episode : Where's My Lemonade | Hal Eisenberg | ASCAP | BMI | SESAC | PRS for Music | PPL | Alan Hill

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Music On Your Own Terms 071 “Dan Clayton/Fret Success - Still Being Himself”

Music On Your Own Terms 071 “Dan Clayton/Fret Success - Still Being Himself”

August 10, 2020

Music On Your Own Terms 071 - Dan Clayton/Fret Success - Still Being Himself

We are both guitar nerds, and we both left the UK to live in North America. Dan Clayton is an acoustics engineer based in Calgary, Canada, that also records his own music, mixes others', and is the founder of Fret Success, an online resource for guitar players looking to improve their skills. Dan shares his journey from asking his parents for saxophone lessons and inheriting his dad's guitar instead, opening for some popular touring bands in the UK, and why he moved to Canada. We also have a nerdy gear discussion about guitars, amps, plugins and pedals.

Fret Success on the web - https://fretsuccess.com

Fret Success on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/fretsuccess/

Dan Clayton on Instagram - http://fretsuccess_guitar_lessons

Dan Clayton on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/dan-fret-success/

Topics discussed in this episode : Dire Straits - On The Night | Joe Satriani | Paul Gilbert | Terry Pratchett/Neil Gaiman - Good Omens | Canada Immigration Points System | Tree Picks | Mic Pattern Shapes | Nx – Virtual Mix Room over Headphones | Spaceballs - Dark Helmet | PRS Supermodels Plugin | AKG C214 | Audix D6 | Duvet | Focusrite 6i6 | Audio Technica AT2020 | PRS MT15 | Marshall TSL100 | The Birth Of Loud | Orange Rockerverb 100 | Mesa Boogie TC100 | Peavey Invective Cab | PRS Archon | Paul Reed Smith | John Mann | Digitech Whammy DT | TC Electronic Mojo Mojo | Behringer Tube Screamer TO800 | Big Muff Pi With Tone Wicker | Ibanez Airplane Flanger | EHX Cathedral | EHX Silencer Noise Gate | Fortin Zuul | Dunlop Dimebag Crybaby From Hell | Boss NS2 | TC Electronic Sentry | ISP Decimator | Vox Wah | Morley Bad Horsie

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Music On Your Own Terms 063 “Storyteller - From The Darkness Into The Light”

Music On Your Own Terms 063 “Storyteller - From The Darkness Into The Light”

June 29, 2020

Music On Your Own Terms 063 - Storyteller - From The Darkness Into The Light

Hailing mostly from the Dallas, Texas area, Storyteller are an eclectic sounding band in terms of where they fit genre-wise, but they are extremely focused on the message they portray both musically and lyrically. As you'll discover in one of the deepest interviews I have done thus far, the emotional connection that comes out of the band is undeniable. Having witnessed first hand the intensity that the band and in particular Justin the vocalist performs with, the art being produced is incredibly authentic. In this interview, we learn what drives the music, what the guys have been up to during the lock down, and how they are managing the band with a member living in a different state.

Storyteller on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/storytellertx/

Storyteller on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/storyteller_tx/

Storyteller on the web - https://storytellertx.bandcamp.com

Topics discussed in this episode : Killer's Tacos | Creatures & Chemicals | Tellurian | Band Name Advice For Voice Recognition | Gas Monkey Live Closing | Tomcats West Closing | Memphis May Fire | Circa Survive | Corona Virus Gig Suit

 

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Music On Your Own Terms 062 “Amie Chatterley/Dakesis - Power, Metal, And No Days Off!!!”

Music On Your Own Terms 062 “Amie Chatterley/Dakesis - Power, Metal, And No Days Off!!!”

June 26, 2020

Music On Your Own Terms 062 - Amie Chatterley/Dakesis - Power, Metal, And No Days Off!!!

In this inspiring episode, I talk to Amie Chatterley, bassist, backing vocalist and manger of the Birmingham, England based band, Dakesis. Amie talks us through the inner workings of a completely self-sufficient touring band, finding the time to manage several other acts, organize an entire festival, as well as run a web development company and recording studio. We also talking about the importance of remaining true to your values and promoting equality, whether that be shrouded in metaphor in music or in the real world, being a positive influence on your followers.

Amie on Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/AmieChatterleyMusic/

Amie on Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/amie_dakesis/

Amie on the web - https://amiechatterleybass.com

Dakesis on Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/Dakesis/

Dakesis on Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/dakesis/

Dakesis on the web - https://www.dakesis.com

Topics discussed in this episode : Dudley | Fury | WomenOWar | WomanOWar | Children Of Bodom | Yngwie Malmsteen | Nita Strauss | Power Metal Quest Fest | Leah McHenry | Savvy Musician Academy | Eric Peterson | Testament | Birmingham Rock School | CapsaArx Studios

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Music On Your Own Terms 060 “Caitlin Claessens - Super Simple Subway Stories”

Music On Your Own Terms 060 “Caitlin Claessens - Super Simple Subway Stories”

June 15, 2020

Music On Your Own Terms 060 - Caitlin Claessens - Super Simple Subway Stories

To celebrate the 60th episode of the podcast, I had the pleasure of talking with Caitlin Claessens, who is the face of Caitie's classroom along with her co-host Tobee, on the popular YouTube channel Super Simple Play, part of Skyship Entertainment's Super Simple Songs network, whose main channel has over 23M subscribers. Caitie talks about her journey from growing up in Ontario and going to university for film production, moving to NYC and busking on the subway, to finding session vocal jobs that ended up being featured in Superbowl Commercials. We find out why she ended up returning to Canada and went on to build a successful children's educational entertainment business and subsequently got an opportunity with Skyship to become a presenter and produce her own series.

Caitlin on Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/caitiesclassroom

Caitlin on Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/supersimplecaitie/

Caitie's Classroom on the web - https://supersimple.com/caities-classroom/

Super Simple Play on Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxG6Tbopv4XcHfem65bgFeghttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxG6Tbopv4XcHfem65bgFeg

Dan Rather Presents - Underground Sounds

Topics discussed in this episode : Skyship Entertainment | Pink Fong vs Johnny Only | American Academy Of Dramatic Arts | OBS Studio | The Wiggles

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Music On Your Own Terms 059 “Daydream Runaways- 100% Certified  Organic”

Music On Your Own Terms 059 “Daydream Runaways- 100% Certified Organic”

June 12, 2020

Music On Your Own Terms 059 - Daydream Runaways- 100% Certified Organic

This time out I have a chat with UK band The Daydream Runaways, who at the time of the interview, have just released their brilliant new single "Gravity" which you can hear at the end of the episode. We talk about the band's inception, their writing process and who does what in the band. The guys also talk about their influences, what got them into music, and we find out the definitive answer as to how a psychopath makes a cup of tea.

Daydream Runaways on Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/daydreamrunaways/

Daydream Runaways on Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/daydreamrunaways/

Topics discussed in this episode : Back To The Future | School Of Rock | VW Festival | Longleat Festival

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Music On Your Own Terms 052 “Anais Azul – Creating A New Normal”

Music On Your Own Terms 052 “Anais Azul – Creating A New Normal”

May 4, 2020

Music On Your Own Terms 052 - Anais Azul – Creating A New Normal

Anais Azul is a multi instrumentalist, singer and composer based in both California and Boston, that I met at last year's CD Baby DIY Musician conference. In this episode we talk about what brought Anais's family from their native Peru to the US, going to Boston University to study music and composition, and what projects and communities keep them bi-coastal. We hear about the musical projects that Anais is involved in as well as their solo music, and multifaceted performances that Anais's goal are to be as interactive as possible, with the intent of being collective healing/meditation events as much as they are musical performances. Finally we touch on the current COVID-19 situation, what Anais has done to pivot as a music teacher, and what listeners can do to shift their mindset to improve their positivity.

Anais on the web – https://anaisazul.com

Anais on Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/anaisazulmusic/

Anais on Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/anaisazul/

Music In This Episode by Anais Azul

Topics discussed in this episode : Weird Folk Fest | Dance Theatre Surreality | Petting Kazoo | Cathartic Conundrum | Meredith Monk | Rafael Natan

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Music On Your Own Terms 051 “Tiffany VanBoxtel - Connection Through Captivating Online Performance”

Music On Your Own Terms 051 “Tiffany VanBoxtel - Connection Through Captivating Online Performance”

May 1, 2020

Music On Your Own Terms 051 - Tiffany VanBoxtel - Connection Through Captivating Online Performance

Tiffany VanBoxtel is a vocal coach based out of Neenah, Wisconsin and has a podcast called The Star Singer Podcast, that helps singers with their vocal techniques and mindset to achieve their best performances. In the wake of the current COVID-19 situation, we discuss the challenges musicians face to get started doing live stream performances and what strategies and resources can be used to succeed with both mindset and technology in mind. Tiffany shares a list of potential reasons her audience suggested were hurdles they faced in getting started, and we address them, giving our recommendations.

Tiffany on the web - https://www.starsinger.co

Tiffany on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/Tiffany-VanBoxtel-Voice-and-Piano-Studios-146365988718306

Tiffany on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/tiffanyvanboxtel/

Music in this episode by Brucifer

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Music On Your Own Terms 046 “Waking Up From Work Podcast The Return”

Music On Your Own Terms 046 “Waking Up From Work Podcast The Return”

April 6, 2020

Music On Your Own Terms 046 - Waking Up From Work Podcast The Return

This episode I join Dave from the Waking Up From Work podcast for another deep discussion of music and all things surrounding it. This time we dig into our history and how we got into music in the beginning, as well as explore how our musical tastes have changed over the years.

Waking Up From Work on Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/wakingupfromwork/

Waking Up From Work on Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/davewakeup/

Waking Up From Work on the web – https://www.wakingupfromwork.com

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